Avex Pictures is handling the home video release of the Scorching Ping Pong Girls series, aka Shakunetsu no Takkyuu Musume, and they’ve set a fairly standard release plan for it. The twelve episode series is getting a six-volume release that begins on December 23rd, 2016. The DVDs are priced at 6,000 yen while the Blu-ray’s are priced at 7,000 yen. Both editions are listed as limited editions.
Animated by Kinema Citrus, the series was directed by Yasuhiro Irie based on the series composition by Hideyuki Kurata and character designs by Junko Sugimura.
The Japanese cast includes Hisako Tojo as Kiruka Ushirode, Yuuki Kawahara as Hokuto Itsumo, Ayaka Imamura as Mune Oomune, Marika Kouno as Hanabi Tenka, Yumiri Hanamori as Koyori Tsumujikaze and Minami Tanaka as Agari Kamiya.
The series is based on the web manga from Yagura Asano and it’s had three print volumes released so far.
The main cast for the show will be performing together as a unit for the opening theme song “Shakunetsu Switch” with the name Tsubamegahara Chuugaku Takkyuu-bu.
Plot concept: The series follows middle school students Koyori Tsumuzikaze and Agari Kamiya as they enter the world of girls’ middle school ping pong.
|1||12/23/16||Booklet, CD, Postcards|
|2||01/27/17||Booklet, CD, Postcards|
|3||02/24/17||Booklet, CD, Postcards|
|4||03/24/17||Booklet, CD, Postcards|
|5||04/28/17||Booklet, CD, Postcards|
|6||05/26/17||Booklet, CD, Postcards|
[Source: Shakunetsu no Takkyuu Musume]